Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of 44 medical motion pictures made between 1928 and 1963, most of which were created by Northwestern University Medical School faculty members. The films depict medical procedures, conditions, processes, and research across 10 health science fields.
Warning: graphic content of surgical operations on various research animals.
A grainy black and white silent film in which the vagus nerve is stimulated in three animals—a dog, a rabbit, and a cat—effects on stomachs and intestines are observed. Intertitle cards point out specific movements of note, such as peristalsis and segmentation.